Convinced at last that they were neither within sight nor hearing, we ceased from our useless efforts; and, too cast down for speech, silently gathered up our things, and the little effects of those who were lost, and then completed the descent
A fool by right of descent
,'' answered the Jester; ``I am Wamba, the son of Witless, who was the son of Weatherbrain, who was the son of an Alderman.
Every foot of our late descent
had to be regained in ascending the opposite side of the gorge--an operation rendered the less agreeable from the consideration that in these perpendicular episodes we did not progress a hundred yards on our journey.
These shadows of memory tell, indistinctly, of tall figures that lifted and bore me in silence down -- down -- still down -- till a hideous dizziness oppressed me at the mere idea of the interminableness of the descent
This was immediately done, and we commenced a gradual descent
With a dim sense that he was vexed she looked steadily ahead as they trotted on near Melbury Down and Wingreen, till she saw, to her consternation, that there was yet another descent
to be undergone.
, of course, is effected by lowering the heat of the cylinder, and letting the temperature abate.
While still young the wife had been able to make important friends among the aristocracy, partly by virtue of her family descent
, and partly by her own exertions; while, in after life, thanks to their wealth and to the position of her husband in the service, she took her place among the higher circles as by right.
Porthos, refreshed, had already commenced the descent
, and his heavy step resounded amongst the cavities, formed and supported by columns of porphyry and granite.
For a moment, when he was nearly among their twilight masses, his descent
In the center, where Tushin's battery stood and from which Prince Andrew was surveying the position, was the easiest and most direct descent
and ascent to the brook separating us from Schon Grabern.
I had been too much occupied with the dangers of the descent
to glance down toward the valley; but that cry which told me that it was indeed Lys, and that she was again in danger, brought my eyes quickly upon her in time to see a hairy, burly brute seize her and start off at a run toward the near-by wood.